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Atkins has been providing consultancy services to EDF Energy (and formerly British Energy) for over 30 years. For the last ten years, we have been one of four top tier suppliers to EDF Energy as part of the Technical Services Alliance (TSA), aimed at improving the operational and commercial performance of its nuclear fleet of Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactors (AGR) as well as providing appropriate support for the remaining operational life of its power stations, and securing life extension.

Since 2010, Atkins has been part of the EDF Strategic Partnership, made up of EDF Energy, Amec, Doosan Power Systems and Babcock International Group. The Strategic Partnership – for which we provide additional expert engineering support to help extend the life of EDF Energy’s existing nuclear AGR fleet – has delivered real value to the life extension programme by providing crucial supply chain support and leveraging the combined knowledge, resources and expertise of four experienced companies.

Atkins' strength lies in being able to seamlessly pull together specialist multidisciplinary teams to meet the unique challenges faced by the nuclear generation industry. Working across the graphite core, fuel route improvement, periodic safety review and Japanese Emergency Response programmes, Atkins has provided both engineering and programme management services to EDF Energy’s existing fleet, and continues to provide similar services across EDF Energy‘s nuclear new build programmes at Hinkley Point C.

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